Circular Economy Opportunities - London Waste and Recycling Board

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LWARB plays an important role in delivering the Mayor of London’s aspiration for the capital to be a low carbon circular city and is a partnership of the Mayor and London’s councils. Over the last five years, LWARB, through its Circular London programme, has become recognised as a world leader in circular economy thinking and practice. We are committed to increasing our impact, providing expert help and advice to London’s local authorities and developing commercial services for businesses and other cities in the UK and internationally. 

The programme aims to accelerate the development of a circular economy in London - increasing recycling, reducing waste and thereby addressing the climate emergency by reducing consumption-based CO2e emissions.

We have five positions for suitably skilled and passionate individuals to help deliver on our ambitious plans. 

 

Head of Programme - Circular Economy

Salary £81,497 - £90,015 (Grade 11)

We are seeking a dynamic leader to deliver a high impact circular economy programme in London and manage the high performing team making it happen. The successful applicant will have direct involvement with London’s key decision makers and will need the gravitas to influence the direction of regional COVID recovery work in the rapidly evolving green and low carbon economy. We are looking for an individual with a track record of delivering successful projects in the circular economy or related environmental sectors, and who can make a real impact in reducing London’s consumption-based emissions significantly over the next decade. 

 

Senior Advisor - Circular Economy analytics and knowledge.

Salary £55,360 – £61,105 (Grade 8)

We are seeking a skilled analyst and business thinker to manage core elements of our circular economy programme, and specifically those relating to the analytical framework and the tools, methods and data required to support decision making. The successful applicant will be responsible for implementing the knowledge strategy and ensuring that we have a pipeline of well-curated knowledge assets that can be used by our staff and partners to drive change. They will develop and manage partnerships, evaluate impacts and originate and deliver commercial propositions to leverage LWARB’s assets and unique market position. This will include developing innovative solutions to promote the circular economy as well as selling and delivering consulting engagements to local authorities, businesses and other clients in London, the UK and beyond.

 

Research Co-ordinator – Built Environment (0.6 FTE 6 month fixed term contract)

Salary £36,406 – £40,286 (Grade 5 pro rata)

We are seeking a talented analyst to deliver research on the reuse and high value recycling of materials from demolitions into new construction in London. This role is part of the CIRCuIT project, an EU Horizon 2020 funded partnership programme in which London, along with Copenhagen, Hamburg and Vantaa, are working together to increase the use of circular practices in the built environment.

Working with the project manager, CIRCuIT project partners and stakeholders from across the industry you will conduct market analysis relating to the reuse and recycling of materials in London and document the demolition and reuse process in three live demonstrators to gain insights into the challenges/barriers of demolition and reuse. 

 

Business Engagement Lead (1 year fixed term appointment)

Grade 6: (£43,466- £48,008)

We are looking for an energetic and proactive stakeholder engagement specialist who is able to create lasting relationships with a variety of stakeholders and has the ability to think strategically and find creative ways of building and engaging with our network.   

The Business Engagement Lead will be responsible for defining and delivering the engagement strategy for our SME business support programme, Advance London, engaging predominantly with small and medium enterprises as well as our wider stakeholder network in order to both encourage engagement with the team’s support services and develop new ones. They will add value to our existing SME community by strengthening and maintaining relationships in order to understand network members’ needs, identify opportunities and communicate their achievements.

 

Project Co-ordinator - ERDF (fixed term appointment to 31 December 2022)

Grade 5: (£36,406 - £40,286)

We are seeking a professional project co-ordinator with great organisational skills to support in the management of our award-winning SME business support programme, Advance London.

The successful candidate will provide efficient and effective support to the Advance London team’s delivery activities, including planning, organising and co-ordinating projects, producing quarterly financial and outputs reports, liaising with stakeholders, supporting events and co-ordinating communications. You will be eager to learn, proactive, an independent worker; and you will enjoy setting up systems and managing processes while helping the wider team achieve their ambitious goals.

London’s diversity is its biggest asset and we wish to ensure our workforce reflects that diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability, and actively encourage applications from BAME individuals who are currently under-represented in our organisation

For further details of these positions, including job descriptions, application details and who to contact for further information, please see our recruitment pages at https://www.lwarb.gov.uk/who-we-are/recruitment/

 

The deadline for applications for all positions is Friday 4th December.

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